Hinweis: Die Angaben zu den Semestern sind nur Empfehlungen, keine Anmeldebeschränkungen.
All students need to acquire a copy of Michael Meyer's English and American Literatures (UTB Basics, Francke Verlag, 4th Edition).
Students will have to participate regularly and actively.
This course will introduce students to the basic knowledge, tools, and practices of literary analysis and contemporary criticism. We will look at how poetry and drama work and then focus on selected shorter texts and/or novels. Most of the necessary texts and excerpts will be made available for copying. Participants should acquire a copy of Michael Meyer’s English and American Literatures (4th Edition, Stuttgart: UTB basics) BEFORE the semester begins!(Participants of Prof. Brusberg's course should moreover acquire a copy of Jane Austen's Emma in the Oxford World's Classics edition.)